NewsLocal News


Douglas County Department of Corrections announces inmate's death

Prison cell
Posted at 3:19 PM, Mar 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-07 16:19:55-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - The Douglas County Department of Corrections announced the death of an inmate on Sunday.

Officials said 59-year-old Pah Leh was found unresponsive in his cell just before 5 a.m. Sunday. Lifesaving measures were attempted but Leh was pronounced dead.

Leh was booked into jail on March 4, 2021 on charges of terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He was being held without bond.

A grand jury investigation into the death is required by state law.

Download our apps today for all of our latest coverage.

Get the latest news and weather delivered straight to your inbox.